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Garry Kasparov

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Garry Kimovich Kasparov (born 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, political activist and commentator. His peak rating of 2851, achieved in 1999, was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013. From 1984 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garry Kasparov has received more than 6,944,299 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 90 in 2019). Garry Kasparov is the 12th most popular chess player, the 9th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (down from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Azerbaijani Chess Player.

Garry Kasparov is most famous for being the world chess champion from 1985 to 1993.

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Among chess players, Garry Kasparov ranks 12 out of 374Before him are Boris Spassky, Emanuel Lasker, Mikhail Botvinnik, Nona Gaprindashvili, Max Euwe, and Tigran Petrosian. After him are Anatoly Karpov, François-André Danican Philidor, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, Vasily Smyslov, and Adolf Anderssen.

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Among people born in 1963, Garry Kasparov ranks 9Before him are Whitney Houston, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Jordan, José Mourinho, Jet Li, and George Michael. After him are Viktor Orbán, Ronald Koeman, Sergey Bubka, Till Lindemann, Donnie Yen, and Mohammed VI of Morocco.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 9 out of 189Before him are Richard Sorge (1895), Lev Landau (1908), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Arghun (1250), and Mstislav Rostropovich (1927). After him are Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Ivan Bagramyan (1897), and Ayaz Mutallibov (1938).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Azerbaijan

Among chess players born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 1After him are Tatiana Zatulovskaya (1935), Vladimir Bagirov (1936), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (1985), Vladimir Akopian (1971), Teimour Radjabov (1987), Elina Danielian (1978), Emil Sutovsky (1977), Vugar Gashimov (1986), Ashot Nadanian (1972), Rauf Mamedov (1988), and Nidjat Mamedov (1985).

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